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    I hate everything about the young turks. Apparently one cannot measure threatening or geeky in this scenario, and even if so it's not relevant, but at ~4:20 he mentions an attractive blonde and goes over how relevant that description is. What a joke channel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ginkgo View Post


    I don't think you'll find this conclusive in terms of overarching social/political privileges, but it's something to think about.
    I would love to try this study out.

    *hooks me in*...*BAAAM*

    "What happened?"

    "Erm...the machine blew up?"

    "How come?"

    "Seems your fear was off the chart....in this case it was triggered by looking at an empty coffee mug...how could that frighten you so much?"

    "I....nearly drowned in one"

    "As a child?"

    "No...it was this morning."
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    "Suppose it didn't," said Pooh, after careful thought.
    Piglet was comforted by this.
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    "Check your privilege" is basically just the ethos version of an ad hominem. It's not a usable argument, and it just makes you look like an ass to say it.

    To translate: you're basically saying, "You can't possibly have a logical and valid argument because of your demographic status." Which makes absolutely no sense, since demographic status has no relevance in logical arguments.
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